Muir Woods National Monument

Muir Woods National Monument was named after John Muir, who was a naturalist and often called the "Father of the National Parks." This monument is known for its stunning old-growth redwood trees and spectacular views along the many trails. The weather is mild, and the flora and fauna are abundant. A visit to this park is a refreshing retreat from the nearby city life.

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Muir Woods National Monument

Covering about 554 acres of land, the Muir Woods is the perfect destination for RV adventurers, especially those who are hiking enthusiasts. The area highlights groves of towering redwoods to explore. This park is a place for stunning photography, bird-watching, and enjoying a gorgeous view of the coast.

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How To Get To Muir Woods National Monument

To get to the Muir Woods National Monument from Interstate 5, merge onto I-505 just west of Sacramento, and follow it to Vacaville. Once there, take Exit 1A, and merge onto I-80 West. Take Exit 33B for CA-37 going toward Novato. Take that past Sears Point until you merge onto Highway 101 toward San Francisco.  Take Highway 101 through San Rafael and turn on Exit 447 to CA-131. Turn right onto East Blithedale Avenue. From there, turn left onto Amicita Avenue, and then turn right onto Sycamore Avenue. Take a slight left onto La Goma Street. Continue onto Monford Avenue. Turn right onto Molino Avenue and continue right onto Edgewood. That becomes Sequoia Valley Road. Then, turn right onto Muir Woods Road, and follow that to the park. 

Address

Muir Woods Road, Mill Valley, CA 94941

Fee: Entry fee (ages 16+) $15

Fee: Parking Reservation fee (per vehicle) $8.5

Fee: Shuttle fee (per person) $3.25

Muir Woods National Monument is a spectacular tribute to the naturalist John Muir, who made a huge contribution to our national parks system. This park has a network of trails weaving through the redwood forest where you can enjoy spectacular views, flora and fauna, and fresh ocean air. Since there is so much space to cover, traveling by RV gives you the freedom and flexibility to relax and enjoy all that Northern California has to offer.